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Dining with the dictator by Dany LaferriГЁre

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Published by Coach House Press in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Haiti -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementDany Laferrière ; translated by David Homel
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16818599M
ISBN 100889104808
LC Control Number94931743

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Get this from a library! Dining with the dictator. [Dany Laferrière; David Homel] -- In Port-au-Prince, a year-old youth on the run from the Haitian secret police finds refuge in a brothel. The novel chronicles his stay, platonic to the very end. By a Haitian journalist, author of. This nostalgic look at a weekend in Haiti will satisfy anyone obsessed with the sexual politics of teenage girls, but it only skims the surface of its deeper subject, a boy's rite of passage. Laferriäre (How to Make Love to a Negro, not reviewed) begins his novel with a sort of apology: ``Excuse me for saying it here, but only women have counted for me.'' In this obviously. Dining with the Dictator Dany Laferriere, Author, David Homel, Translator Coach House Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Recalling his. "a cookbook like no other"Mail Online "Victoria Clark and Melissa Scott set out to bite off a very specific bit of history with their new book"The Dinner Party Download "From Stalin's all-night Georgian banquets to Hitler's obsessive vegetarianism, a new book spills the beans on their dinner tables"The Guardian "The worst despots of the 20th century have been subjected to/5.

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